Performances

Dec
1
Fri
Elaine Brighton, piano & organ @ Chapel
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Green River Community College Acapella Choir @ Chapel
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

17 singers acapella

Holly Hinkey & Dave Alldredge, piano @ Chapel
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

2 Pianists

Halsey Holt, violin @ Chapel
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Halsey Holt began playing the violin at age ten and continued her studies in college, graduating from BYU-Idaho with a degree in Music Education. In addition to raising four darling children with her husband, Mark, Ms. Holt enjoys playing with the Ensign Symphony Orchestra and especially loves teaching her private music students.

Gardner Strings, family strings ensemble @ Chapel
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Gardner family enjoys performing together. They have performed in the Assembly Hall, Concerts in the Park, Pike Place, and various community events. All of the children began their instrument study at age three or four.

Some performing highlights include Adam (14) and Jarom (12) performing at the National Reflections Exhibition in Washington D.C., Rachel (11) touring Russia with Rocky Mountain Strings, Joshua (9) participating in Salt Lake’s Families Making Music Series, and Josh and Melodie touring with the Tabernacle Choir (Josh) and Orchestra at Temple Square (Melodie).

The purpose of Gardner Strings is to inspire and bring joy through music.

Dec
2
Sat
Amy Mcomber @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Chinese Choir @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Howie Nativity Ballet @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Lightly Salted, Folk Christmas Music @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The Manning Family perform songs you may have heard before, but in new ways you won’t forget. Using a variety of ethnic and traditional instruments (including ukulele, tenor guitar, penny whistle, and concertina), this musical family fuses ancient and modern tradition as they explore the beauty of music.

The group consists of 16-year-old Faith, 18-year-old AJ, and their older brothers, Logan, and Eli. They have performed together around the Puget Sound area for the past 9 years (often with their father, Bill), during which time they have been known as The Moone Family Minstrels, The Ship’s Musicians, and Lightly Salted, among others. More recently, they’ve combined their talents with another young musician to form RKO and The Ookies.

Bill Manning @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Seattle Ensign Youth Chorus @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

35 Children– vocalists, fluetes, handbells, hand drums

Jubilant Ringers, bell choir @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Jubilant Ringers is one of four handbell choirs at Grace Lutheran Church in Des Moines, Washington. The 2017-2018 group includes six talented youth ranging from grade 9 up to college freshmen who have each demonstrated a long term commitment to ringing handbells with a high degree of musicality. Consistent with our church’s mission statement, “God’s heart. Our hands. grace in ACTION”, a goal of the Jubilant Ringers is to share God’s blessing of music with everyone, whether it be with our congregation on Sunday mornings, at events in our local region, or by touring outside of our region.

In recent years, the group has travelled internationally to Japan, Korea, and Canada. This summer, the group is planning a trip to share their music with audiences in Eastern Washington, Idaho, and Montana.

Kim Cooney, vocalist @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Specializing in sacred music as diverse as classical, art song, African-American spirituals, and Appalachian laments, sacred tenor-baritone Kim Cooney has sung as a guest artist at some 1,000 worship, memorial, concert and theatre events from Canada to Mexico, Hawaii to New Zealand, Ireland to Brazil (2017), S.F. to St. Louis, L.A. to Atlanta and District of Columbia. Theater roles include Ewert (Music Man), Freddy (My Fair Lady), Head Chef (Cinderella), Tommy (Brigadoon), Frank (Annie Get Your Gun) and Grimwig (Oliver!).Operetta roles include Pirelli (Sweeney Todd), Old Deuteronomy (Cats), First Yeomen (Yeomen of the Guard), and scenes from 1776, Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and Jeykll & Hyde. Opera roles: Yukuside (Madama Butterfly), Grenvil understudy (La Traviata), Don Curzio (Figaro), beggar (Cavalleria Rusticana), Parpignol (La Boheme), Sciarrone (Tosca) and Father (Hansel & Gretel).

He has sung the U.S., Canadian and Israeli anthems at professional sports events, state political conventions and other high-profile community events, and his Star-Spangled Banner set to Londonderry Aire for Irish- American events.

Concert solo work includes Handel (Messiah), Haydn (Creation), and Mendelssohn (If With All Your Hearts, The King of Love My Shepherd Is, It Is Enough), Bach (Sheep May Safely Graze), and Dvorak (Going Home, Song to the Moon/Song to the Sun).

He recently returned from soloing in Roman Catholic, Church of Ireland and Anglican worship services of more than a dozen of the largest basilicas, cathedrals and historic parish churches of Ireland and the Isle of Man.

Cheryl Pietromonac @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Cheryl Pietromonaco playing piano and organ for decades for many different churches: Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian, Protestant, Non-Denominational Christian, Episcopalian, and Mormon. She’s played at weddings, funerals, private parties, conventions, and all kinds of events. “My associations with many different churches have expanded and enriched my faith over the years in ways it never would have if I’d been going to just one church all my life. And all the special occasions I have participated in over the years have brought much joy into my life, and I hope, happiness and comfort for those who hear my music.”

Dec
3
Sun
Shipley Trio @ Chapel
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

We are all mothers who like to sing together for a break!

Lightly Salted @ Chapel
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Manning Family perform songs you may have heard before, but in new ways you won’t forget. Using a variety of ethnic and traditional instruments (including ukulele, tenor guitar, penny whistle, and concertina), this musical family fuses ancient and modern tradition as they explore the beauty of music.

The group consists of 16-year-old Faith, 18-year-old AJ, and their older brothers, Logan, and Eli. They have performed together around the Puget Sound area for the past 9 years (often with their father, Bill), during which time they have been known as The Moone Family Minstrels, The Ship’s Musicians, and Lightly Salted, among others. More recently, they’ve combined their talents with another young musician to form RKO and The Ookies.

Manning Family @ Chapel
Dec 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
First Presidency Devotional @ Chapel
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Messiah Concert @ Chapel
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm